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Old 04-09-2011, 03:51 AM
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Would you like to see a beer and wine making section on this forum...
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Old 04-09-2011, 04:22 AM
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I take it this is for beer and wine making? I voted yes, if that is the case.

Simply discussing types of beers and wines, while I am sure could be interesting, just doesn't seem to fit.
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Old 04-09-2011, 02:01 PM
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I think that would be great! BHM is about self-sufficency so why would'nt we have something devoted to beer and wine making. We have been making our own beer and wine for the last year so we are still new to it! But weather it be beer, wine, canning, soap-making, etc., it all has a place in this forum!!
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Old 04-09-2011, 02:04 PM
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Would be interested in the wine making - Just planted some grape vines a couple years ago - waiting on the grapes!
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Old 04-09-2011, 02:13 PM
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We made wine using satsuma oranges, came out really good.
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Old 04-09-2011, 03:34 PM
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I made my first wine when I was 14. Used a gallon glass jug and hid it in my closet. It burst while I was at school, and I came home to a very unhappy mom.

I've improved my methods since then.
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Old 04-09-2011, 04:33 PM
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I think that would be great! BHM is about self-sufficency so why would'nt we have something devoted to beer and wine making. We have been making our own beer and wine for the last year so we are still new to it! But weather it be beer, wine, canning, soap-making, etc., it all has a place in this forum!!
I did my first batch of beer last week now im waiting for fermentation to be complete.. Koelsch is fermenting already have my second recipe waiting witch is a nut brown ale...
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I made my first wine when I was 14. Used a gallon glass jug and hid it in my closet. It burst while I was at school, and I came home to a very unhappy mom.

I've improved my methods since then.

lol was it a screw on cap or something when it was fermenting?
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Old 04-09-2011, 04:38 PM
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No, I used a bent piece of glass tube in a cork for a vent, and it plugged up. It was a pretty easy "accident investigation," the cork was still in the neck of the bottle, it was the rest of the bottle that sort of went away.
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Old 04-09-2011, 09:59 PM
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yes on the wine making
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Old 04-09-2011, 10:07 PM
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Yes to the wine making.....dandylions dandylions everywhere and not a drop to drink, looking for receipe 5 gallons or more
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Old 04-10-2011, 02:29 AM
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A dedicated beer and wine section would be great. Just another place to share recipes that are tried and true and gain more knowledge in the "making" area of both drinks. I have made some wine in my time and we often make beer. The beer lots of times is made from the kits. This is an area that I would like to learn much more about.
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Old 04-10-2011, 02:52 PM
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Yes to the beer and wine section I'm sure there is a wealth of "untapped" knowledge here.
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Old 04-14-2011, 10:46 AM
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Back when I lived on the Lake in Hot Springs we had Muscadine vines that I trained on a trellis and cultivated and even put out several different kinds of tame grapes. the Muscadine's made excellent wine and I had a 90 day system that made a excellent wine that had a faint pink blush and had bubbles like Champagne. If aged for 5-10 years it makes a excellent Brandy.
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How about the corn sqeezens, don't that count, just have to be a little more carefull how you print it up
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Old 05-07-2011, 05:09 PM
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Yep, would love to see a wine (beer) making section
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Old 05-10-2011, 11:56 PM
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To Hell with beer and wine, we are Americans: hard cider rules!!!

And is far easier to make........

I have a cider "mead" brewing, right now. 5 gal cider (no preservatives, or better just use fresh), 5 ibs honey, yeast nutrient, yeast energizer, and a champagne yeast (this will be 12-14% alcohol).

Sterilize containers, put a air lock on the 5-gal carboy and let it go 4-15 days at RT. Rack off into 1/2 gallon jugs w/siphon, avoid must at bottom. Add ca. 1 -tbsp of sugar /honey per 1/2 gallon (not too much here!) if you want natural carbonation (too much sugar will blow up the bottles). Let set in cool dark place for a few weeks (time varies with temp and sugar content).

Enjoy with good friends!!!!
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Old 05-18-2011, 06:54 PM
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I have a cyser in the secondary right now. I think a fermentation forum would be good.
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Old 05-22-2011, 06:45 PM
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yes wine and beer would be nice.
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the voting is over, but I vote yes. Im not a drinker but have always wanted to learn the art of wine making. I may not drink but again, I still would love a go at making it
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